UTeach Fine Arts Presents: "Keeping Students and Teachers Safe in the Classroom: A discussion with UTPD, APD and AISD PD"

Thursday, March 29, 2018

"Keeping Students and Teachers Safe in the Classrooms" 

A panel presentation brought to you by The UTeach Fine Arts Student Advisory Council
Thursday, April 12, 6:30pm  DFA 1.101
pizza and refreshments provided

UT Police Chief David Carter in his uniform

David Carter, Chief of Police for UT Police Department

Chief Carter began his career as a patrol officer with the Bryan Police Department in 1983. He was soon hired by the Austin Police Department in 1985 and promoted to positions with increasing responsibility until being selected to serve as the first Assistant Chief in August 2007. His previous assignments have included senior leadership roles over Patrol, Major Investigations, Organized Crime investigations, as well as the Special Operations Division. He was appointed Chief of Police for The University of Texas at Austin in July of 2013. 


Mikayla Myers

Mikayla Myers, Emergency Management Coordinator for the Austin Independent School District's Police Department 

Mikayla Myers graduated from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany with a Master of Public Administration for Homeland Security in May 2016, where she focused on intelligence analysis, emergency management and cyber security. 

Mikayla will provide an overview of the AISD Emergency Management and Police Department, explain what their role is in the district and describe how they prepare campuses for critical incidents. 


Austin Police Officer James Hyatt

James Hyatt, Police Officer for the Austin Police Department

Officer James Hyatt has been with the Austin Police Department for 17 years. He spent 12 years working in Northeast Austin on the overnight shift and was assigned to the Region 1 District Representatives five years ago, where he currently remains.

Officer Hyatt will present "CRASE: Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events," which will cover past events and survival mindset.